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for a while. >> in menlo park, rest denlts and business owners can get sandbags to get ready. the city provides the sand and bags but you'll need your own shovel. there we found a restaurant owner that has learned the hard way. >> it's supposed to go down to the streets but sometimes when it rains so much, it can't hold. it flooded the kitchen so this time around i'm going to be prepared. >> sneeze sandbags are available while they last. norcal's advice to make sure you are ready for a disaster is posted at abc7news.com. you'll find that helpful guide under see it on tv. >> several areas, they are taking new actions to protect themselves. >> neighbors in daly city is sleeping in shifts. >> amy hollyfield has more on that and action taken in pacifica where rain and sliding cliffs damaged two apartment buildings two years ago. >> this was unbelievable and unforgettable. 60 feet of hillside disappeared. two apartment buildings were condemned. as storms roll into the bay area officials say they aren't worried about a repeat performance. >> they haven't seen any advanced erosion or continue
for everyone else. >> city leaders say it will be this way sometime. >> this will not be used until spring or summer. >> last night, and this morning focusing on getting people utilities up and running. the road collapsed, it receivered water and sewage lines. crews put tubes in place to get water to people which worked but at the patterson house that meant a compromised shower this morning it was weak. i won't want to do that every day, but waits there. >> next to build a temporary storm drain, then, they'll come up with a permanent solution. the thought of living with the giant hole is a bit unnerving to some. >> it's terrifying. i know people are working on it. i've got confidence in the city to take care of it. >> others looking at positive side. this short cut throughout the neighborhood has been receivered. >> traffic comes through here, nobody stops at stop signs. >> good news is that everybody who lives in this vicinity can get to work or school by taking just a short detour. >> city officials say they've known this was a problem and now, they're being forced to deal witness. they
are helping the city weather storm drains in the neighborhood. it's part of an adopt a thought program. keeping storm drains clear of debris helps the city focus on critical storm-related problems such as downed trees. one volunteer says she got involved because drains in the neighborhood were in bad shape. >> they need to be cleaned. and people are just dumping trash here, they're just flowing to the side. >> we had to get involved. in harin county this is what it looked like at mount tamalpais this morning just before noon. you can see strong winds, and plenty of rain. abc 7 news continues a storm coverage live in mill valley tonight. >> i will tell you it's coming down hard, dan. it was very windy as well. of course, ground right now is saturated and that is not a good thing given the fact there are more storms approaching. falling leaves block this storm drain. a crew working in heavy rains to clear it this, is a a.voided major flooding in an area known for heavy traffic. the high tides came around 10:00 flooding the park and ride lot in mill valley. signs warned drivers of other f
income familis. the mta board al yot heo indicated so children of the families can ride muni free. city hall rerupted with celebration the moment of board approved a funding. the money is a portion of an over all $6.7 million grant from the commission with it, 40,000 children of low income families will be able to ride free of charge during a 16 month pilot program between march, 2013 and july, 2014. this, opponents say the grant should have gone towards improving the system. others say it's a win, win, that has $5.1 million will fund fixing the oldest fleet in america giving children an opportunity they otherwise might not have had. >> a lot of folks go every day to school with this. they don't have enough money to pay for the bus. >> they must live 200% below poverty line in order to qualify. reporting from city hall, abc 7 news. >> an fran is a signature away from banning public nudity. the board voting 7-4. protestors tried to interrupt by ripping off clongz.8 officers are ready with towels. the ban just needs the mayor's signature to become law, next year. offenders will face poss
with grief. >> the memorial continues to grow. people who live here in redwood city say peacing by alameda and jefferson was just heart breaking. >> heart breaking. i have a child, a grandson the same age. >> tammy says her grandson went to the same preschool as laila. / of several people who soughttvkz comfort on a facebook page. >> everybody is writing about little things they remember, one little girl said last night we ought to remember to give each other a hug, be grateful we have each other while here. >> police were back at the scene this morning continuing their investigation. laila hit by a truck, riding her bike to school yesterday. police say at this point, it doesn't look like laila, or the driver were at fault. it was just a terrible accident. as classmates try to deal with the tragedy, many of them are wearing blue today. because it was her favorite color. >>wt.s makes your heart feel god for the community that they're gathering together and i think having an appropriate response. but also, reminds us how fragile life is. and how laila will be missedded. >> she says sh sm s
to lincoln way. here the city is trying to prevent damage this morning on pine street. the city had to clean up after a tree that fell over on a car. >> this is scary. i witnessed it. it was scary. >> she is describing when the tree fell over that happened at about 8:30. this tree landed on a mercedes-benz. the tree trunk rolled off the car. the car belongs to ashley jenkins. >> i hope it's not a total loss. i just bought the car. soy love it. it's been a great car for me so far. but i'm just trying to think positively about it. >> residents say is not the first time a tree has fallen over. year, neighbors are concerned trees are old and too vulnerable. >> i am concerned about the people driving down pine street and about my family. >> trees air major concern for workers. rec and park crews decided this tree is just about to fall. so they decided before it did damage. large storm waves fell on the coast. jeff who lives in a home by the shore says living here means you have to be ready when the types of storms come through. >> you should stay prepared. actually. have batteries on hand. should
and it was a nightmare on the bridge traffic wise backed up into the city. chp tells us a car going southbound crashed into one going northbound spun into another car. three people hospitalized with minor injuries. >> cruise are bringing in boulders to help stabilize the stream bed underneath a road that washed away. the sink hole developed sunday afternoon. those will help prevent the situation from getting worse. crews will bring a larger pipe to help prevent this from happening again. >> downed trees of an ongoing problem with rain-soaked soil throughout the bay area. >> right. eric thomas has the story of how a tree narrowly missed a couple. a visit from city building inspector today. here is why. big chunks of an 80 foot tall cypress came crashing into his home, one piece feet from where he and his wife slept. >> we woke up and yeah. thank the lord we're here to talk to you bit. it's a big tree. fell over my head. luckily one branch, the main trunk of the tree fell into our ward -- yard. >> no one in the home was hurt, other parts of the tree came to rest on the roof and second floor balcony. sco
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